Zincous

Zincous
Zincous inc"ous, a. 1. (Chem.) (a) Of, pertaining to, or containing, zinc; zincic; as, zincous salts. (b) Hence, formerly, basic, basylous, as opposed to {chlorous}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Physics) Of or pertaining to the positive pole of a galvanic battery; electro-positive. [1913 Webster]


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  • zincous — /zing keuhs/, adj. zincic. [1835 45; ZINC + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • zincous — zinc·ous …   English syllables

  • zincous — /ˈzɪŋkəs/ (say zingkuhs) adjective relating to zinc …   Australian-English dictionary

  • zincous — ˈziŋkəs adjective Etymology: zinc + ous : zincic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chlorous — Chlo rous, a. [See {Chlorine}.] 1. Of, pertaining to, or derived from, chlorine; said of those compounds of chlorine in which this element has a valence of three, the next lower than in chloric compounds; as, chlorous acid, {HClO2}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • HClO2 — Chlorous Chlo rous, a. [See {Chlorine}.] 1. Of, pertaining to, or derived from, chlorine; said of those compounds of chlorine in which this element has a valence of three, the next lower than in chloric compounds; as, chlorous acid, {HClO2}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zincic — inc ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, containing, or resembling, zinc; zincous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zincoid — inc oid, a. [Zinc + oid.] Pertaining to, or resembling, zinc; said of the electricity of the zincous plate in connection with a copper plate in a voltaic circle; also, designating the positive pole. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zinco-polar — in co po lar, a. [Zinco + polar.] (Elec.) Electrically polarized like the surface of the zinc presented to the acid in a battery, which has zincous affinity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zinc — 1. noun a chemical element (symbol Zn) with an atomic number of 30. See Also: zincode, zincous 2. verb a) To electroplate with zinc. b) To coat with sunblock incorporating zinc oxid …   Wiktionary

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